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AWAL First: Week of Jan 8th


We have incredible artists releasing tons of new music each week, some of which claim a spot on our AWAL First playlist — a playlist dedicated to featuring some of the top performing tracks in the AWAL catalogue for the week, based on playlist adds, streams, and listeners.

This week we’ll be taking a closer look at the newest artists added to AWAL First Playlist, covering new music through AWAL from Space Primates feat. Goldford, The Beach, and Sea Girls.

1. My Life — Space Primates feat. Goldford

In its first weekend of release, “My Life” earned more than 161,000 streams from over 120,000 listeners.

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“My Life” was added to two New Music Friday playlists and several others on Spotify — like Wake Up Happy, Get Your Hits Together, and Weekly Buzz — that boast hundreds of thousands of listeners.

AWAL Insights™: Just over half of “My Life’s” streams came from the United States (51%). The most popular city? New York, with nearly 10,000 streams!

2. Toxic Love — The Beach

The Beach’s “Toxic Love” earned over 78,000 streams from almost 58,000 listeners in its debut weekend.

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_Toxic Love — The Beach

“Toxic Love” was added to eight New Music Friday playlists around the world, including the UK, Italy, Poland, and beyond!

AWAL Insights™: Both men and women are loving “Toxic Love” — its listenership is nearly split down the middle with 51% male and 49% female listeners.

3. Heavenly War — Sea Girls

Sea Girls’ “Heavenly War” has earned upwards of 34,000 streams from more than 27,000 listeners in its debut weekend.

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Heavenly War — Sea Girls

“Heavenly War” popped up on New Music Friday playlists worldwide and also scored spots on Apple Music’s Best of the Week and The A-List: Alternative.

AWAL Insights™: Friday at noon seemed to be the magic hour for “Heavenly War” — more people streamed it then than at any other time since its release!


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